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    #1

    Post including a ?

    We require a conference room including projector or
    We require a conference room including a projector.

    What of the two would be more appropriate?

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    #2

    Question including a?

    We need a conference room including projector. or
    We need a conference room including a projector.

    Which is the right way of saying this


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    Re: including a ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Roadster View Post
    We require a conference room including projector or
    We require a conference room including a projector.

    What of the two would be more appropriate?
    I would say: "We require a conference room with a projector in it" or "We require a conference room which there is a projector in".

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    Re: including a?

    We need a conference room, including a projector.

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    Re: including a?

    Quote Originally Posted by ptetpe View Post
    We need a conference room, including a projector.
    Why?
    What do they need? A conference room including a projector = a conference room which includes a projector.

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    #6

    Re: including a ?

    Quote Originally Posted by daruma View Post
    i would say:
    "we require a conference room with a projector in it" ok
    "we require a conference room which there is a projector in". unnecessarily convoluted.
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    #7

    Re: including a?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Why?
    What do they need? A conference room including a projector = a conference room which includes a projector.
    I agree with you if you mean a conference room with a projector.
    Who knows? Maybe the context is saying we need a conference room, including a projector which is needed in another room.

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    Re: including a?

    Quote Originally Posted by ptetpe View Post
    I agree with you if you mean a conference room with a projector.
    Who knows? Maybe the context is saying we need a conference room, including a projector which is needed in another room.
    In that case, one should say "We need a conference room and a projector".
    "Including" is often used wrongly to mean "and", as in your understanding of this sentence.
    When we say "I'd like breakfast, including coffee", it means that the breakfast must include coffee. It does not mean "I'd like breakfast and coffee", although in this case, you'd get the same thing.
    It's wrong to say: "I want to buy three university textbooks, including a children's story book".
    If you say "I want four books, including a children's story book", then you want a total of 4, not 5, books.
    Last edited by Raymott; 02-Jul-2009 at 12:02.


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    Re: including a ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    r.
    Originally Posted by daruma
    i would say:
    "we require a conference room with a projector in it" ok
    "we require a conference room which there is a projector in". unnecessarily convoluted.

    "we require a conference room with a projector in it" it's fine
    instead of,
    "we require a conference room which there is a projector in".

    why cann't we write like this,
    "we require a conference room in which there is a projector".
    How it sounds?

    Dear moderator please clarify.
    Thank you!

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    #10

    Re: including a ?

    Quote Originally Posted by chellamuthu View Post
    Originally Posted by daruma
    i would say:
    "we require a conference room with a projector in it" ok
    "we require a conference room which there is a projector in". unnecessarily convoluted.

    "we require a conference room with a projector in it" it's fine
    instead of,
    "we require a conference room which there is a projector in".

    why cann't we write like this,
    "we require a conference room in which there is a projector".
    How it sounds? This is fine in a formal situation.

    Dear moderator please clarify.
    Thank you!
    I am not a moderator, just a teacher. As Raymott has suggested "we require a conference room with a projector in it" is a more usual way to say it.

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